What happens on the day?
Registration will be open from 08:30 a.m. and free parking is situated opposite 59, Mount Pleasant Road, Weald, TN14 6QD.
Race HQ, at Weald Memorial Hall TN14 6PT, is approximately 300m from the car park, where your race number will be ready to be collected, as you have already entered the event. Any family or friends, who have not yet entered for either the 10k or the 2k Fun Run, will be able to register on the day for £17 or £6 respectively.
At Race HQ, there are ladies changing facilities, baggage drop and plenty of toilets.
On the green, there will be coffee, soft drinks and snacks available from Bojangles Coffee House.
At 10:15, there will be a ten minute warmup, from Emma Golds of Fitsteps, after which there will be time to line up for the 10k race, which starts at 10:30.
The start of the 2k Fun Run follows at 10:40.
After the event, on the green, there will be hot dogs and burgers, from the Weald Scouts, as well as fine ales, from our award winning pub, The Windmill.
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How do I enter?
Please use the online link HERE. Alternatively you can register on race day.
What is the minimum age for entering the 10k?
The minimum age is 14 years old
How do I get to Weald?
If you have a SAT NAV plug in TN14 6PY and that will get you to Weald. For those who prefer directions:
From the North: come off the M25 at junction 5 and head south on the A21 toward Tonbridge and Hastings. Keep on the A21 Sevenoaks by-pass until you get to the A225 / B245 turning to Sevenoaks and Hildenborough and S’oaks Weald - Morley’s Roundabout. Take the 5th exit Morley Road and follow this into Weald Village.
Form the South: you will either be travelling along the A21 towards the M25 or the A225 from Tonbridge. On the A21, south of Sevenoaks come off the A21 at the A225 sign and follow the slip round to Morley’s Roundabout. Take the first exit onto Morley Road and follow this into Weald Village. From the A225 travelling north you will arrive at Morley’s Roundabout. Take the third exit onto Morley Road and follow this into Weald Village.
By Public Transport: probably best catching a train to Sevenoaks and then picking up a Taxi (about £12.00).
Is there adequate parking?
Yes, directions to parking in fields a short walk to the Start/Finish area are well marked and directions will be given by the marshals on the day. In case of rain and stuck cars provision will be made to help those in need of assistance.
Are there WCs and changing facilities?
Yes, WCs and changing facilities are available at the registration office in Weald Memorial Hall
Can I register for the race on the day?
Yes, you can if we have not filled up prior to the event. We do advise runners who want to take part to book on line as early as possible.
Are there prizes awarded?
Yes there are a number of categories for prizes both individual and teams for both the 10K and the fun run. There is also a £50 prize for the course record.
Is there anywhere to eat nearby?
There is an excellent place to eat in Weald, The Windmill a freehold public house. In Sevenoaks there are numerous restaurants and pubs with many of the well known restaurant chains present.
What else is happening on the day?
Part of what makes the Weald 10K and Fun Run so popular is that it is a real village event. There is an atmosphere of a village fete about the morning. The Old Bakery village shop - Barbara’s as it is known - will be open selling papers and sweets, The Windmill Pub is on the Green and will be open all morning
Before the run the village church, St George’s will be holding its Sunday service on the green.
This is billed as a “Runners and Supporters” service suitable for all and with the freedom to drop in and out as you wish. The service will start at 9.30am and last approximately 40 minutes. All are welcome to join in if they want to.
Who are the organisers of the event?
The event is planned and organised by a committee of four, most of whom are from the village and runners, themselves.
What do I do if I have another question?
Simply contact us using the contact form.